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Judge to Rule Wednesday on Evaluation for Pistorius

May 13, 2014

Pistorius arrives at the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday. (Getty Images) Judge Thokozile Masipa will rule Wednesday on whether Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be placed...

IPC/APC Co-ordination Commission delighted with Toronto 2015 progress

May 12, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) have said they are delighted with preparations for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games...

British powerlifter Ali Jawad voted IPC Athlete of the Month for April

May 12, 2014

Great Britain's Ali Jawad has been voted by the public as the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Athlete of the Month for April following his world-record and gold-med...

Iranians claim top two P2 podium spots at IPC Shooting World Cup

May 12, 2014

Two Iranian pistol shooters beat Macedonian Paralympic champion Olivera Nakovska-Bikova to the P2 podium (women's 10m air pistol SH1) in Szczecin, Poland, on Friday (9 May), c...

Pistorius Suffers From Anxiety Disorder, Psychiatrist Says

May 12, 2014

Psychiatrist Meryl Vorster testified Pistorius' anxiety affected his decisions the night of the shooting. (Getty Images) A psychiatrist testifying for the Pistorius defense t...

National Paralympic Committees impressed by progress of Rio 2016

May 09, 2014

National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) declared themselves impressed by the progress made toward staging the Rio 2016 Games after visiting the city for the first NPC Open Day i...

Ballistics Expert Challenges Case Against Pistorius

May 09, 2014

On Friday, a renowned ballistics expert testified that Reeva Steenkamp did not appear to have been in a defensive position when Oscar Pistorius fatally shot her on Valentine's...

Pistorius "Heartbroken," Social Worker Says; Anesthetist Testifies

May 08, 2014

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (L) and defense attorney Barry Roux (Getty Images) A social worker who visited Pistorius in a police cell the day after he fatally shot his g...

Pistorius Allegedly Harasses Girlfriend's Friends; Neighbors Testify

May 07, 2014

Reports have said the trial has taken a severe toll of Pistorius emotionally (getty images) Oscar Pistorius spoke to one of Reeva Steenkamp's friend in a "very sinister tone"...

NPCs Gather in Rio; Tokyo Pushes Hydrogen Transport for 2020

May 06, 2014

2012 London Paralympic Opening Ceremony (Getty Images) Rio 2016 international media manager Philip Wilkinson tells Around the Rings that the city is hosting the first ever Na...

Neighbors of Oscar Pistorius Heard Loud Bang, Screams

May 06, 2014

Neighbors of Oscar Pistorius testified Tuesday about what they heard and saw the night the Olympian shot Reeva Steenkamp. Michael Nhlengethwa, who lived next door to Pistor...

Pistorius Defense Plans to Take Two More Weeks

May 05, 2014

Defense attorney Barry Roux (Getty Images) (ATR) The defense team for Olympian Oscar Pistorius resumed its case Monday and plans to take two more weeks before closing argumen...